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th Men and Women Students

Join In Contriduting to
Relief 1ovement.


igan women sacrificed their annual banquet to donate $500 to the
in the flooded districts; one hundred men students volunteered to
short notice to aid in the rescue work in the deluged territory;
re perfected for opening a general campaign for funds throughout
ant sectioni of the city this morning. X
e were the developments in the wave of enthusiasm which swept
student body yesterday, following the appeal for help from stricken
nd other cities in the flood-ridden territory, and which found ex-
in two mass meetings, one for the women at Barbour gym and an-
the men at' the Mtichigan Union.',
ages were sent to Governor Cox, following the meeting at the Union,
i him of the wilinginess of the students to enlist in the army of res-
.t a late hour last night no reply had been received from the Ohio

Forecast for Ann Arbor-Saturday,
unsettled and warmermoderate winds
shifting to southerly.
University Observator --Friday,7:00
p. m., tempe.rature 29.0;maximum tem-
perature, 24 hours preceding, 32.8;
minimum temperature, 24 hours pre-
ceding, 11.0; average wind velocity;
10 miles per hour.

Music from the Union opera will fea-
ture the weekly Union dance tonight.
The decorations used for the annual
Sphinx-Triangle dance last night willd
be left in place for tonight's party.
Union officials are pleased with the.
successful abolishment of the so-called:
"clutch-hold" .and the tango to date,
these enforcements having been ef-
fected since the beginning of the sem-
More than seventy-five of the hun-
dred tickets had been sold last night.
The committee in charge consists of:
Alfred. H. Lloyd .and Mr. and .Mrs. H.'
Crane, '15, and D. E. Kervin, '14L. The
chaperones will be Professor and Mrs.
Alfred H. Lloyd and Mr. and Mrs. H.
W. Douglas.

All But Alpha Nu Hold Preliminary
Tryouts For Varsity
Preliminary tryouts for the Univer-
sity cup debate were held last night by
Adelphi, Webster, and Jeffersonian so-
cieties, in which three teams were
picked to represent each of these so-
cieties in the final inter-society try-
outs, which will decide which teams
will make the last struggle for the.
"cup." The question debated was the
proposed six year presidential term,
with ineligibility for re-election.
Chas.C. Goldman, '14L, E.E. Storkan,
'14L, and W. J. Laidlaw, '14L, with
Frank A., Reid, '13L, alternate, were,
chosen by .the Jeffersonian and G. H.
Beninghoff, '14L, A. J. Hart, '14L, and
V. W. Main, '14L, with C. E. Franklin,
'16L, alternate, were selected by Web-
ster to compete in the final debate be-
tween the two societies.,.
Adelphi chose a team :composed of
Harry D. Parker, '15, Isador Becker,'
'15, and Nathaniel H. Goldstick, '15,
with Harry G. Gault, '15, alternate, to
debate against a team to be selected
-next Monday night by Al.pha Nu.
The final university debate will take
place on April 19, when two teams,
selected at the contests between the
two literary and law societies, will
clash the- last time. A noticeable fea-
ture of these contests is the fact that
most of the debaters defend the pres-
ent four.. year term for president
Regents Make Full Provision For
Infirmary, Appointing Dr. H. H.
"Cummings University

S. . Sign Put Up
This Year at Whitt
and Audience C
Many Enco


For First
ney Theate
alis For


i foodless ban-
to the suffer-
cts was unani-

h at the mass

Booths' will be stationed on the four.
corners of the campus and on. State
street today for the benefit of stu-
dients whe ,ish to contribute n.oney
to the campus 'relief fund. This; with
a message to Governor Cox of Ohio of-'
fering the aid of 100 students for res-
cue work, was the result of a mass
meeting for men which packed the

n of opinion
discussion, but
taken, the wo-
placed them-
of sacrificing
t for the cause

tion will be substituted for
et, at which the regular pro-
announced, is to -be given.
deviation probable is the
.y. The play was to be given
ernqon, but after tbe meeting
ought that it would be prac-
stage the affair in the even-,'
matter is now in commit-

will ad-

o the purchaser. Any wom.-
g to contribute to the relief
pay any sum she desires,
itles her to a ticket to the
will be sold in the library
and Monday from 9:00
til 4:00 o'clock to accommo-
3 who have been unable to
admission cards heretofore.
re to be placed in sorority
ie houses today so as to
the women possible, as the
be made up at once. Past
kets has netted $225. Yester-
oon $30 were received bring-
sent total up to $255.
orning a special committee
to systematize the collec-
e fund. Tags will be print-
ow which will be given with
t sold from now on, show-
he wearer is a contributor

front rooms of the Michigan Union
clubhouse yesterday.'
Following an explanation of the
campaign being undertaken by the
Civic Improvement League of Ann Ar-
bor, it was decided that all contribu-'
tions of clothing could be handled best
by the city's forces, and the student
campaign will be confined to the col-
lection of money. J. C. Peterson, '13,
chairman, J. W. Fowler, '14L, J. P.
Otte, '13E, and E. D. Warner, '14, were
appointed as the committee in charge;
and squads of students' will take
charge of the booths all day under the
direction of the committee.:' Peterson
will be at the Union throughout the
day and all students who desire' to
help in the campaign are requested to
report to him. The committee is in
need of more assistance.
Governor Cox of Ohio was notified
by wireless last night of the proposal
of the student body to send 100 men to
the stricken districts, and, if accepted,
these men will leave immediately. It
is expected that in such an advent the
railroads will provide transportation.
It was brought out in discussion that
these men 'should be selected with a
view to their physical fitness, axed this
was put as a recommendation to the
At the close of the meeting, a consid-
erable sum was subscribed on the spot,
and will' form the nucleus for to-
day's efforts. All donations of cloth-
ing can be given to the drivers for the
Merchants' delivery, and will reach
the proper hands through them..

President Hutchins Wires Governor
Offering University Sanitary
Experts to Aid in
Rescue 'Wor.
Unsanitary Conditions Already Put
J.loaod Districts I lMore
Honorable Woodbridge N.'e;,.,
' Executive Office,'State Cpito
. Lansing, NicL..
The University of Michigan.
wishes,.through you, to offer to the
stricken cities of neighboring
states the servijes, without con-
pensation, of its saitary expets,
Professors' Rich and l oa,.to aid
in protecting the peopleffim dan-
gerous conditions that are sure to
follow, the floods. Prof. load has
had large experience in alleviating
.similar eoditons in the Kansas
river valley in 1905 and 1908.
This telegram was sent yesterday'
afternoon by President Hutchins after
a consultation' with'Dean-M. 'E. Cooley'
and Prof. H. E. Riggs ,of the engineer-'
ing department. Profs. Hoad and Rich'
were' notified and are' packed ready to
leave for the scene of the -flood upon
the arrival of arequest from the state
While the university is raising relief'
money and offering all the aid it can
in the shape of physicians and nurses,
the situation at the present time seems
to indicate that men with a knowledge
of flood conditions and able to cope
with the. unhealthful conditions that
are sure to a'rise are needed. As soon
as the president learned that the wat-
er at Dayton and' the other stricken
points was receding and that the work
of rescue had commenced he decided'
on this step.,
Reports from the flood'district bring
forewarnings of poor 'sanitary con-
ditions to come right in the wake of
the lowering waters and the large Pat
of the rescue work will probably be
in keeping the unfortunate thouands
from contracting. disease.. Both Pro-
fessors are sanitary experts, and Prof.
Hoad has seen practical. experience
with floods in -Kansas where he served
as head of the state board of health.
"We found in Kan'sas," he said yes-
terday, "that the quickest way to. re-
store things to normal was to get'
good sanitary conditians. The sewage
systems are sure to be clogged and
the drinking water likely to be con-.
tamiinated More people may die from
poor conditions resulting from the
flood than from drowning during the
Alumna Elected to Ithica School Board
E. Gertrude Shorb Martin '94, the
business manager of Sage college and.
a former advisor of women at ornell
'was recently.elected a member of' the
Ithica, New York, school board. ,


Robert College Men Afraid of Being
Pressed Into Army, Writes.
Prof. John R.-Allen, Now
in Constantinople.'
Commuication Will Be Cut Off With
Outside World in Case Roumania.
Joins Forces With Bulgaria.
Student at Roberts College, on the
outskirts of Constantinople, Turkey,
are in iconstant danger0f'being press-
ed into the 'service of the Turkish gov-
ernment and dare not venture into the
city, according to the latest letter re-
ceived by Dean M.' E. Cooley, from
Prof. John R. Allen, head of the wne-
chanical engineering department, in
charge of the construction of an engi-
neering department, at the Turkish
"The Turkish government is des-
perate, writes Prof. Allen. "They are
taking young men off the streets and
pressing them into the army. Our stu-
dents are not safe in going to town for
fear that they will be sent into -the
army .without a chance even to return
to the college."
.In describing the Balkan situatoti,
Prof. Alten says, "The Bulgarians are.
making no direct attack upon Con-.
stantinople, but are concentrating all
their efforts on Adrianople, and Gal1-.
poli at the Dardenelles. If they can
take Gallipoli and the forts near by
at Bulayir, they will control the Dar-
denelles. It is even possibe, if this
is done, that the forts of the Darde-
aelles might be captured. Should this
happen its would leave Constantinople
entirely at the mercy of the Bulgari-
ans without the Bulgarians passing
the Chatalja lines."
' Prof. Allen also relates the attitude
of' the desperate Turks saying: "The
government is again taking all the
horses off the' streets and we cannot
send a team. of horses or buffaloes to
the city without the danger of confis-
cation. They have taken all the Bos-
phorus steamers except a few smaller
ones, so that we have almost no means
.of service to the city. These steamers
are being used for -the transportation
of 'troops to the Dardenelles and to
bring back the wounded."
According to Prof. Allen the situ-
ation is assuming serious .proportions
-for the inhabitants of Constantinople.
He writes: "The conditions are really
worse than they have .ever been before.
We are bringing most of our supplies
by bazar, "Kaick." The most serious
part of the situation being that the
(Continued from page 1.)

Minor Details not Arranged as
But Will be Made as Sys-
tem Grows.-

Full provision for the long projeet-
ed infirmary system has now been
made by the Regents by the ap-
pointment of Dr. H. H. Cummings to
the position "of university physician.
(Continued on page 4.)

Entire Cast, Plot, Songs, and All That
Goes to Make Up Opera
Highly Praised.
"Contrarie Mary" trod the boards
last night as never did a Michigan
Union opera before. All that makes
actors act, songsters sing, musicians
perform and audiences applaud were
over abundantly present. "Society
Night" was all that it had ever been
and more.
An expectant audience, that forced
up the S. R. 0. sign for the first time
this year at the Whitney Theatre more
than repaid the amateur actors for
long weeks of preparation with en-
core after encore of approval. Prin-
cipals, choruses and audience united
forces to make thedperformance per-
feet or as near perfect as collegiate
performances can ever be. The results
were satisfactory to an unusual de-
gree, the production being well round-
ed, and acted with a smoothness that
would do justice to any professional
curtains. Noticeable for its lack of lo-
cal color, Contrarie Mary made good
before a local audience. Winkfield Col-
lege of "Merrie England of 'the Mid-
dle ages" came back and scored suc-
cess before. a Twentieth Century au-
R, M. Parsons as Jerry Bones, the
old sea captain again repeated his ex-
cellent interpretation of the old salt.
For a third time he made love tb win-
some G. M. ,Moritz in the role of.Mari-
etta and for the third time was out-
witted and out-wifed by N. .W. Reed,
as Ruleff, the dashing captain of the
(Continued on page 4.)
0.81UM TTO
C. M. Mercer, wireless operator at
Ohio State University, collapsed last
night after 70 hours of continuous
work; and all communication from
the iood regions with the outside
world is cut off. Two signal corps
men, amateur operators from the mi-
(Continued on page 4.)



(Wireless Bulletin-12:30 A. .)
COLUMBUS, OHIO.-Governor Cox
has confisticated entire output of'
Maryville dairies; also seized two car-
loads of eggs at Springfield, 0., rail-
road yards and sent to Dayton. Troops
and supplies rushed via B. and-0. rail-
road to Dayton.
Government relief train arrived
her from Washington with rations for
3,000; and tents, blankets, and. cots
for 20,000 people.,
(Wireless Bulletin-2 :00 A. N.)
COLUMBUS-Death list now. placed
at following figures: Dayton, 600; Mt,
Vernon, 100; Piqua, 50; Lirna, 1; Co-
lumbus, 1; while exact' figures still
unknown at Zanesville, Troy, Dele-
ware, etc. Fire adds to horror at
Deleware and Zanesville.',
(Wireless Bulletin-12:80 A. IL)
Gov. Cox has received $150,000 for
relief work.. He has. yeceived mes-
sages that Chicago Board of Commerce
has sent $200,000; and Jndge Aiton
B. Parker, $5,000.. Same amount has
been sent 'by 115 Illinois people, to-
gether with large suppilies of cloth-
ing. Many similar messages.
(Wireless Bulletin-1:30 A. a.)
COLUMBUS--Michigan Union tele.
gram received by Ohio State wireless

station. Gov. Cox's secretary has re-
ceived it, but governor himself can
not be reached till morning.
(Wireless Bulletin-1:30 A. M.)
WATOKENE TA, 0., Mar..28-Mes.
senger from Piqua today reports con-
ditions very bad.. Found many bod-
ies.. Deaths can not be estimated cor-
rectly, but 4 is low figure. All com.
munication by wire and railroad cut
(Wireless Bulletin-2:00. A. M.)
pie again moving into lower portion of
city, but militia still guard reservoir.
Waters 'receding rapidly, but as yet
no, outside connections."
(Wirelrs Bulletin-12 :30 A. M.)
.0OLU(IUS, HI0.-Loss of life in
Oila is 4 r less than egrly repoits.
Reports from Dayton say there will
be no further fatilities there; but the
property loss is far greater than at
first reported, because every home in
flooded district is ruined.
BIIULLETIN=-11:00 P. N.)
By Detroit News Service
DETROIT,-Relief train from De-
troit believed to be close to Dayton,
but Michigan Central effeials do not
know exact location.. Dayton death
list now placed at 800, with no change

o Elect Baseball Manager.
will elect their baseball'
day, the election to be held
neopathic hospital from
ck till 12:00 o'clock. this
Those contesting for the
e, Judson C. King, '13; Har-
'is, '13; and Harry M. Sage,

Social Science Club Meets Tonight.
Charles S. Johnson, '14, and Jos-
ephine Fellows, '14, will speak tonight
at the postponed meeting of the Social
Science Study club in room 104 of the
economics building at 7 30 o'clock.
Inclement weather prevented the meet-
ing last Wednesday.
President 'Will Speak in Philadelphia.
President .Harry B. Hutchins will
be the principal speaker at the annual.
banquet of the University of Michigan
club of Philadelphia on April 26.
Prominent alumni of that city are ex-
pected to give addresses but the pro-
gram has not yet been completed.

Wins history Prize
'07, A.M. '08, has re-
led the Justin Wind-I

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